Genetic Cause Discovered for Distal Hereditary Motor Neuropathy a Rare Disorder of Motor Neurones

Friday, Jun. 7th 2013 7:08 AM

Scientists have identified an underlying genetic cause for a rare disorder of motor neurones, and believe this may help find causes of other related diseases. Disorders of motor neurones are a group of progressive neuromuscular disorders that damage the nervous system, causing muscle weakness and wasting. These diseases affect many thousands of people in the UK. A number are inherited but the causes of the majority remain unknown, and there are no cures.

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